RULE NO: RULE TITLE
59A-3.077: Fire Protection
59A-3.079: Codes and Standards to Be Used for Construction of Hospitals
59A-3.080: Plans Submission and Fee Requirements
59A-3.081: Physical Plant Requirements for General, Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Hospitals
59A-3.303: Facilities and Physical Plant Safety
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Agency proposes to revise the rules related to fire safety, codes and standards for construction of hospitals, plans submission and fee requirements, physical plant requirements for general, rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals and facilities and physical plant safety in intensive residential treatment program facilities. These revisions will revise or repeal existing rules to conform to current statutory requirements.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The revisions will conform the rules to requirements of the current Florida Fire Prevention Code and life safety codes and Florida Building Code.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 395.1055 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 395.0163, 252.35(2)(l), 252.38(1)(e) FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
TIME AND DATE: December 9, 2009, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Agency for Health Care Administration, Building 1, Plans and Construction Conference Room, 2727 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Kaylyn Boles, Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, 2727 Mahan Drive, MS #28A, Tallahassee, FL 32308 or at (850)922-0791. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Kaylyn Boles, Bureau of Health Facility Regulation, 2727 Mahan Drive, MS #28A, Tallahassee, FL 32308 or at (850)922-0791
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE FROM THE CONTACT PERSON LISTED ABOVE.